Anthony Cooper

16 Flips | 2 Magazines | 11 Likes | @koop1904 | Keep up with Anthony Cooper on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Anthony Cooper”

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

Rapper Bobby Shmurda Arrested At New York’s Notorious Quad Studios

Brooklyn musician Bobby Shmurda, whose ‘Shmoney Dance’ went viral, was arrested today on ‘gang conspiracy’ charges, police said.<p>Rising Brooklyn star …

The World's 12 Highest-Paid DJs

Calvin Harris is once again EDM’s Cash King, pulling in $66 million over the past 12 months. The top ten earners on our list racked up a staggering $268 million this year, 11% more than the $241 million haul of last year’s top ten. Read on to see the full list.

Calvin Harris

Here’s Sony Lawyer’s Letter Telling Publishers to Stop Publishing Leaks

Sony Pictures clamps down on the reporting of the leaks.<p>Sony Pictures Entertainment has demanded that news organizations stop the publishing of private information from what is shaping up to be one of the most devastating corporate hacks of all time.<p>On Sunday, a three-page letter from Sony’s …

From sneakers to speakers – how the new Beats generation is making a mint

Hip-hop stars are minting money not from music but from sidelines courtesy of backing from corporate America<p>It was a balmy California evening as Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine strolled along the Los Angeles beachfront. The rap music producer was keen to cash in on his Dr Dre brand and told his business …

Hackers Hit Sony, Again

A group calling itself the Lizard Squad is claiming responsibility for an attack on the PlayStation Network.<p>Hackers hit a second division of Sony today. Sony’s PlayStation online gaming network was offline for more than two hours as a result of an apparent cyber attack.<p>The outage occurred Monday …

US believed FBI mole passed secrets to IRA in Thatcher murder plot, files reveal

The US government suspected that a mole inside the FBI was passing secrets to Irish republican militants who repeatedly plotted to assassinate Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s and 90s, files released to the Guardian showed on Monday.<p>A series of investigations by federal agents into alleged plots to …

North Korea Denies Connection to Sony Hack, But Praises Attackers

A denial with a smile.<p>Call it a denial with a smile. North Korea has officially denied any role in the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment — while praising the people who carried it out.<p>In a statement issued Sunday by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the country …

Britain accused of complicity in Kenyan death squad terrorism suspect killings

Britain is facing fresh allegations of complicity in the killings of terrorism suspects by Kenyan death squads.<p>The claims come from members of Kenyan intelligence and special police units who say they carry out extrajudicial killings. They also say they have received training and intelligence from …

Sony investigator says cyber attack 'unparalleled' crime

LOS ANGELES/BOSTON (Reuters) - Forensics experts hired by Sony Corp to investigate the massive cyber attack at its Hollywood studio said the breach was unprecedented, well-planned and carried out by an “organized group,” according to an email obtained by Reuters on Saturday.<p>A hand is silhouetted in …

Italian police catch mafia initiation rites on camera leading to arrests

Secret mafia initiation rites have been caught on camera for the first time by Italian police, who on Tuesday arrested 40 suspected gangsters in raids across the north of the country.<p>The arrests, on charges of criminal association, illegal arms sales and extortion, followed a two-year investigation …

U.S. says debt collector cheated 6,000 people in scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities arrested seven people on Tuesday for what they said was a multimillion-dollar scam by a debt collection company that victimized more than 6,000 people, and a prosecutor said a wider crackdown was underway.<p>Williams Scott & Associates LLC wrongly threatened …

Drones patrol half of Mexico border

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control …

Weird Facts

Pointing a laser at an airplane can get you 20 years in prison.

Church: Mormon founder Joseph Smith wed 40 wives

<b>(CNN) —</b> The founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith, wed as many as 40 wives, including some who were already married and one as young as 14 years old, the church acknowledged in a surprising new essay.<p>Smith's marital history had been the subject of frequent historical debate, but until recently …

Space plane: Mysterious US military plane returns to Earth

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1116000/1116908_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524616472_4872cf44b669b951e6ffe1a4102efb75<p><b>An unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.</b><p>The aircraft, resembling a miniature …